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Associate Art Director, Travel + Leisure Job

Job Description & Responsibilities: Travel + Leisure magazine is currently seeking an Associate Art Director to join its Art department. This role will have an emphasis on tablet design. - Designing and maintaining multi-spread features, annual packages and various middle-of-book sections in print and digital tablet editions - Translating our print editions into tablet form each month and seeing those editions through to launch - Working with and booking freelancers for our tablet editions - Working directly with editors, photo department and production staff on assigned layouts from conception to final execution and post-production - Photo editing and color correcting assigned stories including color mark-up, and page proof review - Art direction and styling of still life shoots and conceptual shoots in collaboration with the photo department and the Design Director - Commissioning and art directing illustrations from idea stage to final

Assistant Art Director, DEPARTURES

Description Job Description & Responsibilities: - Responsible for working with editors and photo department to design front-of-book layouts and sections like BlackBook, a sizable news/notes package - Work closely with Design Director and Art Director to translate the graphic sensibility of the magazine onto its pages - Perform administrative duties, such as issuing contracts to illustrators and trafficking color and page proofs - Act as backup to production manager - Documenting and sending out art - Liaising with Prepress house, when necessary

Books Designer, Food & Wine

Job Description: Food & Wine magazine is looking for a talented, highly organized and detail-oriented person to lead the design and production of four annual cookbooks. This is a great opportunity to join an accomplished, passionate staff of designers, editors and production staff in producing beautiful Food & Wine-brand books. Candidates for this position must be pro-active self starters who can work well both independently and collaboratively. We are looking for someone who will share in our enthusiasm for design and typography and who has superior production skills. Food & Wine is seeking a talented, full-time staff Designer to design and produce, from concept to completion, 4 glossy, five-color recipe books annually. • Develop beautiful, unique design treatments for each book while maintaining brand cohesion. • Collaborate with Design Director and Editors to lay out chapters. • Handle production of all books (includes retouching images, routing copy and collecting files). Job Requirements • Have solid design and production experience with books, working on every stage of production to final printed product. (Editorial design and production experience is a plus.) • Have thorough knowledge of InDesign, Illustrator and PhotoShop and experience with Woodwing. • Have excellent type sensibility that's clearly demonstrated in a strong portfolio. • Have solid experience correcting color. (Experience proofing pages on press is a plus.) • Be an excellent team player with strong communication skills. • Be a highly organized, proactive, self starter. • Be able to work independently with little supervision.

Designer, Travel+ Leisure

The Job of the Designer in the T+L Art Department is two-fold: This person designs pages for the magazine and tablet editions and provides administrative support to this very busy art department. DESIGN RESPONSIBILITIES - Designs and sees through to printer and tablet release the entire edit/production process of all Front-of-Book layouts including Contents pages, Contributors, In Box, T+L Digital, Letters, Mastheads and Back Page. - Along with the Design Director, conceptualizes idea for the Point of View essay every month and commissions illustrations accordingly. - Helps out designing for our tablet editions each month and digital premiums. - Participates in the color correction process. ADMINISTRATIVE/DESIGN DEPARTMENT SUPPORT - Enters all illustration commissions into an editorial tracking system. Handles flow of contracts and invoicing. - Hangs the wall every month and helps to update the wall for various meetings. - Supports the Design Director with extra projects. - Keeps magazine subscriptions up to date and coordinates ordering supplies for the department. - Helps the Design Director file expenses every month. - Must have some previous consumer magazine print experience, knowledge of illustrators and a sophisticated eye for photography and typographic details. - Must be a proactive, self-starter with a collaborative spirit. - Previous tablet experience is a huge plus. An inherent love for print magazines is appreciated. - B.A. in graphic design. - Knowledge of full Adobe Creative Suite (CS5 or CS6) is a must. - Knowledge of Woodwing is a plus. - Some web design experience is appreciated, but not a requirement.

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